• noun a system for transmitting text and displaying it on a screen


  • A service, such as teletext, in which text and graphics are presented on a TV screen, computer monitor, or the like, and which is used for shopping, or providing information such as weather or news. Also called videotex.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a communications service linked to an adapted television receiver or video display terminal by telephone or cable television lines to allow access to pages of information.